Course Syllabus
Readings: Dawson,  Project Deliverables in red,  Take quizzes on Blackboard.
Weeks are listed as starting on Thursday when quizzes are posted but due the following Monday.

Week Topics and Readings Homework/Deliverables
1
Jan22
Instructor/Student & Course Introductions
Team Assignment (due week 3)
Introductions, photos, text
2
Jan29
Interplay of Projects and Research slides 
Geographically Distributed Teams slides
Project Preferences
3
Feb5
First classroom meeting
White Plains Graduate Center, 6-9 pm
Ch 1 - Introduction
Finalize teams/projects
Quiz1:Ch1+2Papers+Website
Team Assignment
Assignment peer evaluation
4
Feb12
Ch 2 - Research
Pattern Recognition Fish Example
Quiz2: Ch2+Pattern Recog
5
Feb19
Ch 3 - Choosing project/writing proposal
Denning: Who Are We?
Quiz 3: Ch 3 + Denning
6
Feb26
Ch 4 - Project planning/risk management
Denning: Crossing Chasm 
Quiz 4: Ch 4 + Denning
7
Mar5
Ch 5 - Literature searching and reviews
Denning: Third Wave
Quiz 5: Ch 5 + Denning
8
Mar12
Second classroom meeting
Ch 6 - Software development
Denning: Internet Time Out
Proj status presentations
Team peer evaluation
Quiz 6: Ch 6 + Denning
Mar19 Spring Break - No Class -
9
Mar26
Ch 7 - Controlling your project
Denning: Flatlined
Draft of Technical Paper
Quiz 7: Ch 7 + Denning
10
Apr2
Ch 8 - Presenting your project in writing
Denning: Career Redux
Quiz 8: Ch 8 + Denning
Apr 9 No Class -
11
Apr16
Ch 9 - Presentation skills
Denning: Programmers Myth
Draft2 of Technical Paper
Quiz 9: Ch 9 + Denning
12
Apr23
Ch 10 - Final considerations
Soft Skills
Quiz10: Ch10+Soft Skills
13
Apr30
Complete project work, transfer system
to and train customer as appropriate
User Manual/Tech Paper
14
May7
Third classroom meeting
Project Presentations
Project Evaluation
Click for Course Survey
Final Documents
Team peer evaluation
May8 Student-Faculty Research Day 2009 Attendance encouraged